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ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:35pm EST
. and "science bob" pflugfelder. with cleto and the cletones. and now, here's jimmy kimmel! >> jimmy: welcome. hi there, i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming to see us in person. look, i know things are a little tense between us right now, but what do you say we forget about the past and just live in the today, you know? on monday, which is martin luther king day, the presidential inauguration celebration as barack obama begins his second term as president of the united states in washington, d.c. they'll have parades, they'll have entertainment, they have music from beyonce, stevie wonder, queen latifah, movie stars like kirsten dunst, alfre woodard, queen latifah. they have to do it on sunday, because legally it has to take place on january 20th. but i have a feeling most people will be too focused on football and honey boo boo to watch any of it. in general, more people claim they watch things like the presidential inauguration than actually do. in fact, we sent a camera on to hollywood boulevard today. we asked people what they thought of the inaugu
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:35pm PST
to be educational too thanks to our friend "science bob" pflugfelder. this is from science bob's work on past shows. he makes things explode, he lit me on fire, he blew up some pumpkins, he launched a bunch of ping-pong balls everywhere. he made a giant mushroom cloud inside our studio. so tonight we thought it would be a good idea to put him outside, at least for the beginning of the show. say hello to "science bob" pflugfelder, everyone. hello, bob. [ applause ] when we come back from the break, you are going to miraculously spray that beer all over hollywood, is that correct? >> yeah, we've got a high frequency ultrasonic medical equipment cleaner. >> jimmy: of course you do. now, grab the guy dressed as sponge bob so he can mop up afterwards. when we come back, science bob will amaze you. and mark wahlberg and j-lo, too. come on back. at h&r block... you could get money - now. bring in your latest pay stub and you could get an emerald advance line of credit... for up to $1000. hurry, offer extended until january 24th. no w2 required for a line of credit. call 1-800-hrblock. or visit hrblock.com
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
say well, maybe there's a problem with arrogance and science needs to be addressed. we would have better science and better scientists, and a better society if we could deal with that your and what are the structural reasons for it, and how might we mitigate that? that would be my question. i think some of that has already been addressed as a competitive nature. but the other would i want to throughout his height. -- hype. i think the human genome project is a wonderful example of something that was very important and very much overhyped. so we see that all the time. so that would be my challenge. sins are bad, and we all have them, and how do we mitigate them is what my question would be. >> i love the idea of a arrogance mitigation project. we can discuss how that might look on the ground, but, you know, as you are speaking, such -- given what stuart writes about certainty and uncertainty and ignorance in his book, and, i think taking it back to the hubris aspect, one of the deepest manifestations of arrogance is in the life statements of certainty, that something is exactly thi
SFGTV2
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am PST
the sciences as well so a lot to celebrate. when i was first introduced to our relatively new counsel general by angela he said "he's one of us" and angela said "i'm not so quite sure counsel general" but i shared with him when i took my seat on the board of supervisors i got a call from jay leno. true story. he called me to congratulate me on my public office and glad to know that other lenos were fairing well and asked if we had family in common and he laughed when i said i was part of his russian jewish part of the family so i left it with that. this is particularly appropriate to do this in san francisco and san francisco is a italian city and always has been and will be and to get things going i have seen you put in some years of service in telea eve and familiar with israel's politics you can get into san francisco's politics and i brought this and i know senator will say something as well and we want to congratulate you and all of our italian american community as we kickoff the year of italian culture in the united states and we look forward to joining hands with you to make it as
CNBC
Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
decline in three years. in fact, the number of deals were also down 6%. clean technology and life sciences were among the hardest hit sectors. >> what's behind this decline, and what does it mean forthcoming year? is it a big worry as america tries to lead in innovation? joining us brad weinberg of blueprint health, here with us at the new york stock exchange, an accelerator that funds primarily health i.t. startups, and john baackes is also with us of new atlantic ventures which invests mostly in mobile technology and e-commerce. john, we'll start with you. how much of this decline had to do with concerns of the fiscal cliff at the end of last year? what do you think? >> the decline, bill, if you take a look at it, was completely represented in the clean tech sector and the life sciences sector. the sectors we invest in are software and internet. this was the best year, 2012, for software investments since 2001. it was the second best year for internet investments since 2001. so the total picture might look grim, but in the space of technology. software and internet, it's a good story. >>
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
a question posed earlier. >> why >> cutting edge of science often involves ideas that you can't can't wrap your mind around them. >> where people see legos this researcher sees a building block of science, his team at university mission bay campus used piles of them to construct their own working lego microscopes. >> it is two lenses. first one is objective. it's here. >> he says they did need special parts in the 3 d printer. a kind of computerized easy bake oven that can make useful items. >> the results? a working device built to answer questions. except one you may be asking now. why build a microscope out of legos? answer is a new program that is designed to change the way scientists think about their work. the director says one goal is to make projects more practical. >> and having work together. in way of brin storming them. it's bringing new dimension to the way it can be done. >> the team was tasked with reimaging uses for a scope development at the university of california. createors envisioned it was as a way of diagnosing diseases but it has yet to be commercialized. scott patt
SFGTV
Jan 18, 2013 10:30am PST
alameda creek filter gallery project, with environmental science associates to provide environmental analysis services and permitting support; and authorize the general manager to execute this amendment with a time extension of six years, for a total agreement of duration of eight years, 10 months. >> [speaker not understood]. good afternoon, commissioners. tm kelly. this project, the alameda creek, per alameda creek filter gallery project is located in [speaker not understood] on alameda creek. it is to recapture water that is released for fisheries, habitat enhancement from the calaveras dam. the project started in january 2010, then it was placed on hold for -- since november 2011, basically two years. and now we are ready, almost ready. the planning has been going on to plan the project and we're almost ready to start environmental review again, but we don't have enough time. so, therefore, we're asking for a three-year, five-month extension. there was a slight error in the agenda item under amendment number 1. if you look at that, it says extension by sick years. >> yes. >> but
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
annual conference on science, policy, and the environment, disasters in the environment. i'm the executive director of a national council of the science of the environment, and it is my distinct master of ceremonies for much of the conference. thank you for coming. lots of people are still outside, encourage them to come in and settle themselves down. super storm sandy, drought on agriculture, wildfires, the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor accident in japan last year, haiti earthquake, the list is long and worrying. in 20 # 11, we had more disasters in the united states costing more than a billion dollars than ever. in fact, we had more expensive disasters, but not quite as many in 2012. the drought and the super storm were hugely, hugely expensive. disasters are happening with greater frequency, greater severity, and absolutely with many, many greater costs. we ray -- we are here over the next three days to work across traditional boundaries to connect scientists of all stripes with practitioners, with policymakers from the international to the local level with co
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
statewide. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in san jose where officials warn that this potentially deadly flu season is only getting started. john? >> reporter: that's right. tonight i have been seeing more and more people coughing and keeping their distance. officials say one death, there could be many more. >> typical peak of flu a month away the first flu death. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: he said she died a week ago. althoughthe state does not report deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from getting the flu shot. >> i am scared. it gets me sick. >> reporter: but they are swamped with demand and out of flu vaccine. i checked this walgreen's. they had 100 doses right now but would ship what is left tomorrow to other stores that have run out. it is procrastinators and people seeing a bad flu season back east. >> this is not the typical time but that is what we are seeing. >> reporter: the county will offer two flu shot clinics here in san jose. some doctors and the medical center also have vaccine. this dea
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
are looking at fourth and eighth graders, fourth graders in reading and mathematics and science and eight the greatest in mathematics and science. >host: we have special number set up if you want to join this conversation -- what do we learn as we dig into help fourth graders and eighth graders are doing? guest: the broad strokes over view, we see that our fourth graders, they're reading has improved as well as mathematics but their silence is largely not changed compared to the previous administration. over the longer term, they have improved and their eight th graders have not improved much. in general, the assessments compare the u.s. to a variety of countries and education systems within countries. some of our state's took the assessment independently along with the u.s. total. when you look over the entire set, i would say the u.s. among these countries shows up in the top 10 or 12 countries or systems. host: we can see who was included in the fourth grade reading study. why these countries? guest: they are given the same tests so much of the efforts in an international asset as maki
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
to rebuild it that way. this is the last part, from the science perspective. here's my ask. who's making the decisions about where we build, how we build? and if in a summit with the united states you're going to think it's the federal government. no. some of you might think it's the state government. not really. where do these decisions get made? local officials. whether their city or county commissions, land-use planning board. this is where the decisions are made every day wear, added up, the risk exposure occurs, but on a day-to-day translational basis you probably don't see this. but this is where decisions are made about where we build, how we build, types of building codes were going to enforce. right? yet many of these officials under tremendous pressure, particularly on the downturn that generate revenue how well the generate revenue? jobs and growth. have you ever seen anybody running for office thing i want our community to get smaller? it's always jobs and growth. that's like a mantra. that's how we go tax bases. they're having to make decisions that oftentimes our short-term
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
in california. health and science editor john fowler is live with a shortage of flu vaccine. john? >> reporter: that's right. doctors warn this is just the first of what promises to be a deadly flu season. one death, expect more. >> with the peek of flu a month -- peak of flu a month away. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: she said she died a week ago. although the state does not report flu deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from getting the flu vaccine. >> i am scared because it gets you sick. >> reporter: but they are swamped with demand and out of flu vaccine. they had 100 doses right now but would ship what is left to other stores that ran out. it is procrastinators and people seeing a bad flu season back east. >> this isn't the typical time but that is what we are seeing. >> reporter: doctors recommend school hand wash and encourage everyone to get a flu shot. at 6:00 p.m. where you can get a flu shot even if your doctor have none. reporting live in san jose, health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new study says g
SFGTV
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am PST
can schedule an update with our behavioral sciences unit. i know that we've had -- they came before us. i know the chief has augmented that unite significantly. but we want to hear from them and see how things are going. i know we've had some issues within the department recently and we want to address that. >> also dr. gayle martin will be 7 and at scottish rights temple on february 8. he gives a fabulous case on suicide prevention and the stresses on law enforcement. >> president mazzucco: we did receive that e-mail today and it's open to the commissioners if you want to attend. we had a very good meeting with mary dunnigan's group and if we can have kelly dunn present. these are issues that involved the community and the department so i would like an update on that. >> i second that getting an update from the behavioral science unit because i remember last year we worked on this and we had a couple of recommendations. the chief was very supportive and i'm curious about how all of the recommendations have panned out, how it's been implemented. i definitely feel very sad for the offic
CW
Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm CST
of high character men who are great teachers, men who are experts in the science of football the science of our game that are detailed in organized in our specialists and want to and care about our players and are willing to do what ever it takes on a daily basis to help the master the aircraft i get to do the job i have the most fun with. i get to be thatthe team's compass and the gps system of the team every day they will know where we are where we are going and how we are going to get there. he has already had a brief meeting with j. cutler they had nothing but good to say about each other. there are some things they can do to make him better which is exactly what phil emery wanted to hear from his new coach results gave me the confidence it gave me a lot of confidence that he could manage a team orchestrate all sides of it and have a unique special relationship with a quarterback and a lot of people take a look at bat and say we're talking about an individual somebody who has a high degree of technical expertise. that could be the best on the team in terms of work ethic being a team
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
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NBC
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
. it comes with a big warning about the next big risk. here with that our chief science correspondent, robert bazell. >> reporter: the report out today illustrates huge strides in the fight against cancer which kills one in four americans. the death rate down more than 20% in the last two decades is attributed to improved survival from the biggest killers, lung and colon cancer, for both men and women. breast cancer in women and prostate cancer. >> the public should be ecstatic we are seeing these kind of reductions. but they need to realize the battle hasn't been won. >> reporter: experts emphasize the kind of death rate is not due to the expensive new drugs we hear about. instead they point to people smoking less and early detection, especially for breast and colon cancer. still, this year, an estimated 1.6 million americans will be diagnosed with cancer, and more than 580,000 will die from it. according to the report, the death rate for melanoma, often caused by sun exposure, is rising. and there is major concern about obesity, which affects many cancers, including liver, breast and colore
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am PST
day for an interactive exhibit at the science and space museum. touch the sun offers realtime images of the sun taken from outer space. they can see light not visible by the human eye from earth. the satellite captures solar flares. astronomers say it's important to understand the sun because of the impact on earth and solar flares have been known to disrupt communications and power grids here on planet earth. >> wild. i like that. >> e.t. phone home. >> ouch. >> let's check in with mike inouye for our intergalactic traffic report. >> fremont south into the san jose area. this is a smooth drive past tesla and truck scales. map throughout the entire south bay and you see a smooth flow of traffic. construction blocking 280 from highway 85 cleared from the southbound side. we do have one new incident south 280 approaching saratoga area. we have one crash reported. it sounds like it's clear from the roadway. i'll track that heading toward the 17 interchange. north bay shows a smooth flow as well. we do have one car fire reported northbound 101 at old redwood highway. no one injured. we'r
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 12:35am PST
to "science bob" pflugfelder. again, go to his website, sciencebob.com. we apologize to mad damon, we did run out of time for him. "nightline" is next. free chips for everyone. thanks for watching. good night. >>> tonight on "nightline," an american icon's shattering confession. lance armstrong coming clean about the lies that could cost his reputation, millions, and his live strong empire. >>> heartbreak or hoax? the tragic romance that never was. the curious case of a college football star and his fake online girlfriend. tonight, was he duped or did he know? >>> and a dramatic rescue mission for american hostages held by terrorists in north africa. we have the latest as some of the missing make their way home. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with bill weir. >> good evening, thanks for staying up late with us tonight. well, a cancer survivor wins the most grueling race in the world seven times clean. it's the kind of story we want to believe in, right? well, tonight brought confirmation from lance armstrong that on the contrary, he was really a cheating, lying bully who spent yea
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 12:00pm PST
the severity here in california. new at noon, health and science editor june fowler joins us with details and words of flu vaccine shortages. >> i spoke by phone late this morning with the top flu expert. the flu you are seeing in your neighborhood is widespread statewide. >> the level of activity exceeds what will be expected for this time of the year. this may prove to be more heavier flu season. >> good news. it is the same type a strain and the trouble is the vaccine is hard to find in areas. i reported some pharmacies are short or out in the bay area. spot shortages should be temporary. they reported another death today of someone under 65 in southern california and urging everyone to get a flu shot. wash hands and stay home when sick to head off what could be one of the worse flu seasons in years. john fowler. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> thank you; john. >>> crews are at the scene of an accident. the driver is in the hospital. the accident stopped traffic shortly after 9:00 on old adobe road. the driver suffered moderate injuries and taken to santa rosa memorial hospital. no other veh
SFGTV
Jan 17, 2013 10:30pm PST
rainforest. rebecca said, we don't always know what creates social change. it takes everything from science to faith. it is that fertile place right in the middle we really exceptional campaigning happens. and that is why i strive to be. i would like to do this in memoriam. may she rest in peace. the next item, a number of you have heard about. that is, a charter amendment that i am introducing today that is get the six votes we'll put a measure on the ballot before the voters of the city and county of san francisco to give the opportunity to rename our airport the harvey milk san francisco international airport. a lot of has been said about the renaming of the airport. the one thing i'm committed to is to make sure that we have an open and transparent process. all of us as individuals, whether we think about it or not, have a special relationship with our city's airport. while it is important for me, and this approach was to make sure that whatever happened, at the end of the day we gave the voters of the city and county of san francisco, the ultimate say. i would like to thank my colleag
FOX
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
. this is the neuroscience that we know today, the brain science that we're getting today is irrefutable irrefutable. this is a disease that centers in the brain. people can't deny it. tip o'neill, they didn't have the science back then. >> what happens when you have family members, four or five family members, and they all grow up the same way with the same parents and only one gets hit by it? how do you explain that? >> it's a tricky illness. there's one gene in your body that determines whether you're actose intolerant. there's 20 genes that they've identified that have something to do with the way alcohol is metabolized in your body. we just don't know. you can't ignore the complex interplay between biology and environment when it comes to this illness. >> what about the ethnic factor? we always talk about the irish or the native american indians. is it lack of tolerance? what's the terms? is there a term for it? is there legacy? >> no, no, no. there's a genetic factor and there's an environmental factor. but the bottom line is we know how to deal with this. prevention, prevention, preen. nine o
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am EST
difficult things to do in natural science, forecasting winter storms. we came close. it drew in cold rair. but going back over the last hours, heavy snow western north carolina, southern central virginia. ocean city just after midnight. getting a few scattered flurries now passing through northern prince george's county into anne arundel. farther north and west getting a few scattered flurries as well as in frederick. how much snow fell? a dusting to an inch or two. parts of the northern neck near charlottesville. they got 2 to 6 inches of snow in southeastern and southern virginia and southwestern virginia got 8 to as much as 14 inches of snow there. temperatures now cold, in the mid to upper 30s most of the region. the wind picking up a bit too. winds will increase throughout the day. gusting to 30 miles per hour through midday and early afternoon. we'll stay in the 30s throughout the day. i'm back with your friday evening planner in ten minutes. a look at traffic now with danella. good morning. >> good morning. still pretty quiet out. happy friday to you. if you're about to head on the
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2013 3:00am PST
sports and all society have to reckon with at some point is the fact that the technology and science are going to raise these questions over and over again as we go forward. because it's not totally clear where you start -- where you draw the lines. right now we think tommy johns surgery is okay, even though you come back with a stronger arm than you had before. that's a medical enhancement. that's not something that's part of your natural gift. that's something that you earned. at some point we'll have laser surgery that will allow them to see better. is that a drug? is that something you should be allowed to have or not? people will be able to do things scientifically, technologically to their bodies to make them better performers without any effort. so where do the lines get drawn? how do we figure out how to cope with the march of science? >> like a futurologist. >> last month bartolo colon, came back from a 93 miles an hour. >> that's okay but hgh isn't. again, where do the lines get drawn? >> the reason i'm here today is because i had my blood spun last night. >> juicing. >> i'
CNN
Jan 17, 2013 8:00pm PST
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CNN
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
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FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
guide him, nd he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> it's a tale of two stories on wall street. the bulls betting on morgan stanley and the bears working to take down the mother of all chipmakers. good afternoon everybody. i'm liz claman. it is the last hour of trading on this friday. countdown to the closing bell begins right now. financial biggie morgan stanley having its best day in 7 month ts. jumping $1.66 in blowout quarter. revenue smashing estimates. one of wall street's heaviest hitters the guy running the show morgan stanley chairman and ceo james gorman in the house gearing up for his one-on-one interview with charlie gasparino. that's coming up in just a few minutes. you don't want to miss that one. i don't care who else interviews james gorman, it is charlie. he is the guy you want to hear interview jim gorman. you have intel, the biggest drag on the dow jones. shares are dropping by nearly 7%. quite an interesting story here. q4 earnings per share topped analyst estimates mar
NBC
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
is based on science. and not rumor. facts and not prejudice. >> before and after the hour-long hearing, nude activists staged protests outside of the federal courthouse. they also say they'll appeal if the judge lets the law stand. kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. >> thanks. >> it's no secret the silicon valley has long been home to leaders of innovation and growth, not just for the state but for the country and for that matter even the world. >> today that statement good new validation. a study released by the milken institute reveals we're just right. the valley ranks first in the best performing city's list. sam brock goes behind the numbers to tell us if the ranking is deserved or if there's more than meets the eye. >> janelle, good evening. it's certainly a gaudy title, isn't it? looking at the benchmarks being measured to decide who is the best performing city economically, i'd have to say the milken study is correct. that doesn't mean there aren't a few thorns on the rose like wage growth and unemployment throughout the region. things are zipping along these days for the silic
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 2:00am PST
. the job market has not turned sour for computer science majors, facebook pin terrorist. the most loved degree healthcare administration. the labor department predicts that 28 percent of all new jobs will be in healthcare by 2020. >> both in college maybe they can switch college. >> my major was not on one of those lists. >> communications. >>> the time now 9 minutes after the hour. an armored truck robbed at gun point in broad daylight. lou holtz weighing in on the manti te'o story. he has advice. >> attorney general eric holder asking a court to squirt the law. asking them not to release documents on the botched fast and furious operation. judicial watch made the request 7 months ago on the freedom of information act. the century aurora theater scared by a tragic reopening its doors 6 months after james holmes allegedly killed 12 people. survivors first responders and families of the victims attended and viewed a private screening of the new hobbit movie. >>> overnight routers reporting a plane in algeria to rescue any remaining hostages taken in the terror raid on the gas plant. we k
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
is really more an art than a science. a forest of beeping monitors can't always tell a doctor if a patient is truly unconscious. >> a way to inject a little current -- >> reporter: the new issue of "the atlantic" on stands today reports on what may be a breakthrough. a new approach that could monitor consciousness itself. >> you don't want the patient to move, to feel any pain, to have any memory. >> reporter: dr. giulio tonino's work looks at the brain. his theory? all the electrical signals -- sight, sound, pain, spreading across the brain -- creates consciousness. think of it as flipping a light switch, with light spilling into all the rooms of your brain. in surgery, anesthesia closes the doors, the lights, the electrical signals can't spread. that's when you are truly unconscious. tonino's new awareness monitor stimulates the brain with an electric current to see if it spreads. a truly unconscious brain would have no reaction. a brain conscious during surgery would. >> you're actually injecting current to the brain and finding out whether the various parts of the brain are talking to
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
's "jimmy kimmel live." tonight -- mark wahlberg. jennifer lopez. and "science bob" pflugfelder. with cleto and the cletones. and now, here's jimmy kimmel! >> jimmy: welcome. hi there, i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming to see us in person. look, i know things are a little tense between us right now, but what do you say we forget about the past and just live in the today, you know? on monday, which is
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
aside from his first day of work to his last, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> with hotwire's low prices, i can afford to visit chicago for my first big race and l.a. for my best friend's wedding. because when hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them. so i got my hotels for half-price! >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e ♪ hotwire.com >>> high capacity magazines, if you have 12 rounds, it means you have already missed the deer 11 times. you should pack the sucker in at that point. you don't deserve to have a gun period at that point. >> most gun owners agree with biden. in the spotlight the gun makers the gun industry has it's own lobbying arm which it calls the national shooting sports foundation. tragic ironies don't get more tragic than this. they are located in newtown, connecticut. we asked them if they have an office in washington. the gun industry has the nra in washington. in 1999 right wing actor charlton heston told the industry "your fight is our fight". in 2005 senator craig helped pass an nra bill protecting gun companies fr
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
in combating a future health crisis. the research will also strengthen science in africa. >> it's opening up opportunities for young researchers such as myself, it's a way we get to collaborate other researchers from africa. >> scientists in 18 countries are taking part in the pan-african research program attempting to unravel genetic secrets they believe have been kept far too long. tanya paige, joe ha happen esburg. >> it's been a tradition for centuries but animal activists are saying it's no excuse. they celebrate today by riding horses through fire. but as it's reported, some say it's time for this particular ceremony to pass into the history books. >> for 500 years spanish riders have been leaping through walls of fire. the annual festival celebrates st. anthony, the patron saint of animals. villagers see the act as heroic but for the riders, jumping through these flames is a way to safeguard their trusty steeds. >> the festival is a pagan tradition and the animals are blessed through the smoke and fire and beauty find the entire year so -- beutified for the entire year and they don't
SFGTV2
Jan 18, 2013 10:00am PST
from soil science to irrigation techniquds. and before they knew it, they had developed a thriving avocado orchard along the way. they now have 8,500 avocado trees, trees that have come to mean more to the couple than they ever could have imagined. >> we like to think that we have 8,500 employees working for us here at the facility on our area. and we like to think of every tree as really an individual with its own personality. >> my husband calls them employees, but they're kind of like my babies. and anytime anything happens to them we feel horrible. and you see when a tree is stressed and you have to take care of it. and if any of them die, you feel bad. you feel really bad. so you want to take care of them as best you can. > and those 8,500 employees continue to work hard for linda and mark who continue to dote on them. they hope to harvest about 15,000 pounds of fruit per acre this season alone. ea@h avocado is handpicked, making sure the stem is trimmed off so it doesn't scrape or bruise other avocados when it is packed. and then the fruit is driven here to mission produce in
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm EST
? >> reporter: they say if you look at the science, it proves it. look at the times. they have gone down since armstrong's era and if you look at blood levels, you're not seeing the high levels where you saw more red blood cells, because they have the bio passport and instead of testing for specific drugs, tests for changes. so when they see those changes, they know a rider is doping. >> anne thompson has covered this issue and this man for years. thanks. >>> ray nagin, who as mayor of new orleans gained note right for his erratic behavior during hurricane katrina has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 21 counts of conspiracy, bribery, money laundering, tax fraud and filing false tax returns. it's alleged nagin took flat-out cash kickbacks from city contractors. he ran as a reformer, even in the long history of corrupt government officials in new orleans, this federal indictment is a first. some time ago, ray nagin left new orleans and moved to dallas, texas. >>> more bad news for boeing after the faa grounded all their 787 dreamliners while they investigate some onboard problems. boeing
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:30am EST
science. it really is. we do our best to approximate at least what might happen. it did track about 50 miles farther south. boy, central and southern virginia got walloped with heavy snow. here, though, right now 38 at reagan national. a wind out of the northwest gusting to 20 miles an hour. feels like it's in the 20s. there's that storm. it did unload a lot of snow. southwestern southern central virginia. even snowed in ocean city. now it's ended. a few flurries in montgomery county into howard county. quick passing snow showers are zipping through. few flurries in frederick county as well in maryland. here are the snow totals. dusting to an inch south of fredericksburg to charlottesville. south and east of there 2 to 6 inches from richmond to virginia beach and west of there. even ocean city got a dusting as did parts of northern neck. but 8 to 14 inches snow fell in southwestern virginia into western north carolina. incredible storm. now as we look at what's happening over the last 12 hours. the skies are clearing out. we still have a few scattered flurries and snow showers zipping
FOX Business
Jan 18, 2013 1:00pm EST
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Current
Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. hershey's simple pleasures chocolate. 30% less fat, 100% delicious. >> cenk: we're back on the "young turks." we start with manti te'o. michael has more. >> guys and j.r., this is one of the most unbelievable stories i have ever heard. this guy, notre dame player has a girlfriend that inspired his season, but the girlfriend may not exist the girlfriend died, the girlfriend may not have ever lived. let's let nbc tell us more about it. >> the love of my life. >> that love supposedly losing her battle with leukemia. miss decision to play against michigan instead of going to her funeral. >> she had so many problems, and that you'll play and honor me. >> his performance on the field made him a front runner for the heisman trophy. it turns out the girlfriend homogamete on line, never had leukemia, never died, never existed. manti te'o said he was duped. >> the big question is whether he was duped or he was trying to do that people. >> uh-huh. >> he will talk more about whether it was his doing, but basical
Current
Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
happened without software coding. a middle school science teacher in california was fired after the school students found out she did pornography seven years ago. stacy hallis, her professional name was stephaniecism just lost her appeal to get her job back. so should a former porn actor be allowed to teach middle school students once the students have located her films online? >> first off she's an actor. like if we're going to ban porn actors, we should ban all actors from everything. we shouldn't have to eat with them. they should not have to live next door to us. i mean you too. >> john: of course. >> if we're going to treat porn actors a certain way, we should treat all actors that way. >> john: if you don't let actors treat in school, the substitute teacher population will drop overnight. is it fair when the people who consume pornography can be teaches but the people who produce this entertainment consumed by so many are penalized? >> why should porn have to be the only job that stops you from going on to teaching? what about people who were politicians? they shouldn't be teaching k
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